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   monster  Tuesday Jan 24 09:34 AM

January 24, 2012: 85yo Moose Mashing Heroine

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Wife stops moose stomping with shovel

They build them tough in Alaska. This story from the Anchorage Daily News

An agitated moose ran down and stomped a well-known Bush pilot from Willow, but he was saved when his wife grabbed a shovel from their pickup truck and whacked the big animal until it backed off.

George Murphy, 82, and his wife, Dorothea Taylor, 85, told the story of their recent moose encounter Sunday afternoon from Murphy's hospital room in Anchorage, where he is recovering from gashes to his head and left leg as well as seven broken ribs.
There's an even better picture of Dorothea if you follow the link.

I wanna be them when I grow up.

footfootfoot  Tuesday Jan 24 10:09 AM

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little moose, too!

I was gonna add him to my list...

Nirvana  Tuesday Jan 24 10:20 AM


jimhelm  Tuesday Jan 24 10:56 AM


glatt  Tuesday Jan 24 11:05 AM

heroine not heroin

She's totally awesome, BTW.

jimhelm  Tuesday Jan 24 11:09 AM

pun nazi

glatt  Tuesday Jan 24 11:17 AM

whoops. What I meant to say was *groan*

jimhelm  Tuesday Jan 24 11:23 AM

not groane?

Sundae  Tuesday Jan 24 12:18 PM

She snagged herself a toyboy, of course she grew up awesome.

wolf  Tuesday Jan 24 12:20 PM

"Most recent moose encounter" implies that she has previous experience at this.

xoxoxoBruce  Wednesday Jan 25 02:44 AM

She got a great infectious smile that old ladies light up a room with.

ZenGum  Wednesday Jan 25 05:52 AM

Note to my brain: that title was not 85yo Moose Washing Machine.

Because that would be silly.

Ma'am, you're awesome.

Sundae  Wednesday Jan 25 11:43 AM

Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce View Post
She got a great infectious smile, which means if she bites you, you will die.

Sheldonrs  Wednesday Jan 25 11:56 AM

She looks like the old lady in the diner in the movie "Legion" just before she rips the throat out of someone and then climbs the wall to the ceiling. :-)

My ex hit a moose with his car once in MA. His car was crush and he had a neck broken in several places. The moose climbed off the car and ran away.

HungLikeJesus  Wednesday Jan 25 02:30 PM

MA? Oh, Moose-achusetts.

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